Master’s Degree Programs

Master’s Degree Program – Admissions Requirements

Master of Social Work Advanced Standing:
In order to be considered for admission into the MSW Advanced Standing program, applicants must submit the following when applying:

  • A School of Social Work supplemental application
  • A personal statement
  • 3- Letters of Recommendation on Cal State LA Master of Social Work Reference Form (enclosed in Master of Social Work online application packet). The reference must include recommendations from one of each of the following:
  1. Field instructor or field supervisor from BASW internship
  2. Academic BASW professor
  3. Supervisor
  • Current resume
  • Unofficial copy of transcript form all schools attended.
  • Official transcript(s) from all colleges and universities attended is to be submitted to:

Cal State LA Program Office – DTLA
5151 State University Drive, Room GE 215
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8619

Accepted applicants must begin their program with Summer Bridge coursework prior to the start of their fall semester. Upon successful completion of the Summer Bridge Program, students will continue on to the remaining two semesters of the program (fall and spring) and complete an additional 30 units of coursework